Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of cattail.

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Examples

  • Down in the front hall, top hats glisten on a stand and canes grow like cattails from a Chinese jar.

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  • Wetter areas near the river may have black willow, black mimosa, common and giant reed, and hydrophytes such as cattails, bulrushes, and sedges.

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  • Wetlands are places of still water that support aquatic plants, such as cattails, pond lilies and cypress trees.

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  • In a recent post on ChangingSociety I considered the question whether households in a rural community might be able to achieve energy self-sufficiency based on the cultivation of crops such as cattails and community production of ethanol.

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  • They prefer to nest over water on permanent prairie marshes surrounded by emergent vegetation, such as cattails and bulrushes, which provide protective cover.

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  • At six months, Jetta was happy to find this downed bird deep in the cattails.

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  • Never have-I have been fortunate enough to find everything dead-although I thought this year I was going to loose one but after hours of searching found him dead in the middle of some cattails.

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  • She was idly painting the pretty little ducks on the water, the cattails growing along the edge, and the—

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  • I remember fondly how they used to get into basements and line the tops of the walls when the frost was on the cattails.

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  • The fish like the cattails but have no interest in the algae or seaweed, or whatever it is, that grows up from the bottom of the pond, creeps me out when I become entangled in it and seems to get worse every year.

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  • i am reading the book outer dark by cormac mcCarthy. the word is in one of the descriptions.

    June 14, 2009